What’s on this weekend: October 1st & 2nd

    Our top picks of things to do with your little ones this weekend


    1. Family Travel Show

    This is the ideal launch pad for exploring new holiday ideas. Choose from villas and ski trips to tropical rainforest retreats and all-inclusive luxury resorts, as specialist holiday providers are brought together under one roof.

    When: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October
    How much: Adults, £8 when booked in advance; under-16s go free
    Where: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX


    2. Fun Palaces family day

    Enter a laboratory of fun and tap into your mischevious side with this interactive day of activities. Drop in and unlock your inner artist, get your hands messy and enjoy pop-up performances.

    When: Saturday 1st October, 10am – 3pm
    How much: Free; some activities may cost extra
    Where: Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, Stratford, London E15 1BX


    3. Food Festival

    With glorious views of the rolling Surrey hills, head to Polesden Lacey for an autumnal feast. With demos, tasting sessions and plenty for kids to enjoy, including garden games, a woodland play area and roaming storyteller.

    When: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October
    How much: Adults, £15; child, £7.60
    Where: Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6BD